BSc Forestry

BSc Forestry is a full time, 4 year undergraduate degree program to make the students familiar with different aspects of forestry and related specializations. The syllabus thoroughly covers all topics related to forests, its requirements and wild animals. Lots of job opportunities are available for those who complete this course. 

Forests cover a huge area of the nation, and hence it becomes imperative to save that, to care for our national overall prosperity, to maintain a right equilibrium for relevancy of reducing pollution and to increase the overall percentage of wild animals, we need to have dedicated and highly skilled manpower to meet that.

Upon completing BSc Forestry, one can choose to work in different positions, as Forest Range Officers, Zoo caretakers, Wildlife researcher, and Forest preservations. This course also helps the students in getting ready for Indian Forest Services Examination (IFS) and even for making entrepreneurs to start business in forest related work and allow for co organization.

A forest official is associated with numerous exercises like insurance and preservation of regular assets, biological rebuilding, wood collecting, etc. A forest official additionally creates plans and chooses areas for developing new ray of forests. 

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B. Sc. Forestry is considered as a professional degree. The graduates from this degree can find jobs in both public and private sectors. The importance of Forest is growing rapidly and thereby is increasing the job prospects in this field. Today Graduates with B.Sc. Forestry are readily accepted in the government projects, Forest departments, Extension services, Research organizations, Commercial farming etc.

Employment Areas

Employment Area in Private Sectors

  • Agro industries
  • Agriculture Marketing
  • Financial sector with focus on agriculture
  • Micro-finance institutions
  • Fertilizer companies
  • Agri-biotech organizations

Higher Education After B. Sc. Agriculture

These are the following higher education which can be done by student after this course.

  • M.Sc Forestry
  • Ph. D.

Employment Area in Government Sectors

  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute
  • National Seeds Corporation Limited
  • State Farms Corporation of India
  • Food Corporation of India
  • National Dairy Development Board
  • NABARD and other banks
  • Agricultural finance corporations
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
  • North Eastern Region Agricultural Marketing Corporation